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top developers in London

Top developers in London

As an overseas investor looking to acquire UK property, you'll want to take time to familiarise yourself with the top developers in London, often thought of as the more established and prestigious real estate developers. Investors can garner great confidence in the future success of any acquisition by assessing the track record and heritage of a developer. As an expert in London real estate, we've...

Buying property in the UK after Brexit

Buying property in the UK after Brexit

Brexit is a unique scenario that impacts every aspect of the UK economy. Is buying property in the UK after Brexit still safe? How does it affect investment options?Generally speaking, UK property is a stable, safe and high-performing asset class.Over the last few decades, investors have enjoyed both high yields and high, sustained capital growth while other markets have been less resilient to...

Can offshore companies buy and own UK property?

UK property is a world-renowned asset class, with investors from all over the world seeking to acquire real estate in the country. But can offshore companies buy and own UK property? It's a popular option for investors from other nations. Let's take a more detailed look.Part of the appeal of UK property is the sustained history of outperforming other asset classes through high capital appreciation and...

Investing in UK rental property: Is buy-to-let still worth it?

What's the difference between a buy to let and a property investment in the UK? Although similar it's not quite an issue of semantics. In fact, a buy to let is a singular type of property investment and it has been both popular and profitable in the UK for a few decades now. Basically, a buy to let is a property you buy with the aid of a buy to let mortgage. So, what's a buy to let mortgage? It's simply a...

UK property prices

UK property prices are scruntised more than the prices of any other real estate asset in the world. Domestically, they are intrinsically linked to the overall wealth of the nation and the national economy, while overseas many investors have been, and remain, keen to add UK property to their portfolios. Current UK property prices According to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics, the...

Property investment in Manchester

Here's what you need to know about property investment in Manchester Over the past decade, property investment in Manchester has been a staple in investor portfolios, with real estate prices in the city going from strength to strength. In fact, property prices in Manchester hit an all-time high last year.Investors now find the average property price across the city sits at £231,000. This is an...

London property prices in 2022

London property prices hit an all-time high in late 2021. Its history of performance is well known and its place as one of the world's prized real estate markets is assured.But what about the current market?As we head into a post-pandemic market in 2022 and beyond, can you still secure assets capable of outperforming virtually every other real estate market in the world?Where can you find the best future...

[2022] The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide for UK Property Investors

Have you started searching for UK properties, but not sure of the steps for international buyers? Before you start the buying process, download the ultimate guide to buying your first London property which includes answers to most popular questions, including: Can foreigners buy property in London? What is Stamp Duty Land Tax? How much are legal fees? As well as guiding you through the buying...

Why buy off-plan properties?

There are numerous benefits to buying new-build properties, and there are even more benefits when purchasing these properties off-plan. Buying off-plan involves committing to purchasing a home prior to the development being built. This could be any time before construction has started or right before it’s finished.Amenities, energy efficiency and warrantiesFor starters, purchasing a new-build can be less...

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